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Bekijk dataverhalen en -visualisaties die voortvloeien uit de metadata van multimediaal archiefmateriaal uit de collecties van toonaangevende Nederlandse erfgoedinstellingen.

Factual divergences in Dutch television news: comparisons between AIDS/HIV, SARS and COVID-19 news reportings

July 07, 2020

One of the defining features of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Netherlands has been the early ambiguity of government-issued prevention guidelines. While trust in government measures has arguably risen, the early days of the pandemic were marked by confusion on several “facts” related to the virus: whether people without symptoms and children can or cannot contaminate others; whether cyclists should keep a distance from each other; whether stopping handshakes was a prevention method sufficient to contain such a reputedly contagious virus; and so on.

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15 years of the popular Dutch chat show 'DWDD' - in data

March 27, 2020

End of an era: After 15 years, the weekday Dutch chat show 'De Wereld Draait Door' (DWDD) was discontinued in March 2020. DWDD was one of the most popular programmes on Dutch television. Look through the lens of the Media Suite and discover what can be found out about 15 seasons of DWDD (2005-2020) by looking purely at the data.

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